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to tell the story. first, a member of the research committee and steve and i did a thing called investing on children. we are just about out of copies, but it is available on our web site if you would like to have a copy. none of the papers exceed 300,000 words, which is three good when it is also dollars. he is going to give an overview with special attention to headstart, and he concludes headstart is underperforming. the obama administration has proposed a provocative and well- thought-out reform and based on recommendations of the committee for read designation hryvna 4 re-designation, -- recommendations of the committee for re-resignation, and she will describe headstart reforms, and then after these presentations, we are going to have recommendations from a panel people. we have had a long history as practitioners. first, the head of the national association for education of young children, who was also a member of the re-designation committee. our next guest is here from the university of chicago and is one of the most accomplished people who have defended head start on the basis o
book on that position, historically in the united states. steve also was the coleader last year with former secretary of defense, bill perry with an assessment of the 2010th quadrennial defense review that seems like 100 years ago already in time so we time so we knew it fiscal issues the deficit debate was far different than in the aftermath of the n-november of a drug revolution when the tea party came to town and everything else happened has been subsequently what would like to do this morning is to begin by myself posing some questions to each of the panelists to frame the discussion and then of course go to you because we are fortunate enough to have television coverage today. when we go to the crowd, please identify yourself, wait for a microphone and ask a short question cannot be specific about who you are addressing it to if you would. i want to begin with alice because i think for a number of reasons that brought perspective on what this recent to accomplish is worth to understand before you get into specifics about its implications might eat maybe what they should be
was hosted by boston college's center for retirement research. >> it's time to get started. steve, sit, please. [laughter] i again have the honor of introducing the speakers. we are extremely fortunate to have charles blahouse, the current public trustees of the so security and medicare systems. for three years, these slots remain vacant. fortunately for all those, bob and chuck have been selected. bob was the director of the congressional budget office and is now president of the urban institute. chuck started in a strange direction as a ph.d. and computational quantum chemistry from berkeley, but then on the butl and president' bush's economic council and is now a research fellow at the hoover institution. they were chosen for their experience, their policy in sight, and their many talents, not the least of which is the rare ability to command respect across the policy spectrum. chuck is going to talk about social security. bob will talk about medicare. they are delighted to take questions at the end of their remarks. so let's welcome them here today. [applause] >> thank you for the
a congressman on there by the name of tim ryan and he is a democrat from ohio. i am end steve collins the district. he a representative from tennessee. i'm a disabled veteran and i served in the marine corps almost 10 years. they are cutting veterans' benefits like crazy. they're doing everything in their power to disable all of us, the lower class people because i consider myself lower class. the little money that we are getting through our benefits are not enough with the rising prices of groceries and everything. where is the black caucus and the hispanic caucus? if they don't vote no for this thing now, i don't know how i will vote for the president. host: we heard from congressman cleaver yesterday. he referred to this in his words as a satan sandwich. caller: tim ryan, nancy pelosi speak to our president. this is ridiculous. there is no increase in the taxes. they are not trying to get taxes or anything. they are trying to destroy our country. host: that debate is over because this is the agreement on the table. caller: the democrats have not voted for this. please don't vote, d
. it is exciting and fun. >> you are watching congressman steve king just a moment ago as he spoke to reporters. what is the political temperature of i went in particular -- of iowans? >> the political temperature is pretty heated. people are definitely more interested than what they were three months ago. right now the temperature among candidates and the crowd is much higher. people are really excited. >> the debate last night is now history. what kind of reaction do you think the candidates are getting one day after their two-hour questions in ames? >> usually you get one really big story line. this has what -- has been more like three story lines going on. i think people are paying attention to ron paul, thinking he is going to do really well in the straw poll tomorrow. he is separate -- separating himself from the other pack of republicans. the story between governor tim pawlenty and the other candidates, the heated exchanges that went on last night. he this is there and did his thing. he did not take the bait. >> two questions i have to ask you, the same day the iowa straw poll is taking
when it is a minority view, even when steve goss is frowning or rick squirming in his chair, in their displeasure. we were not offering to be exotic products. we did not believe in the public's. therefore, we did not offer them. because servicing is a low- margin business, we thought it was important to have a good quality portfolio. we were conscious about underwriting our loans very strict up front. i think it starts with the underwriting. we keep our homes, therefore we are concerned about what we put in a portfolio. >> mr. hopkins, there has been a significant consolidation in the mortgage services industry. the largest banks now service the majority of the loans in the country. have more workers and communities benefited from this consolidation? >> absolutely not. i think is part of the problem. an article i saw in 2010 showed the four largest servicers controls 70% of the market. they do not have the customer contact we do. if there was a more diverse market on the servicing side, the customer would have a better experience. >> professor, i in your testimony you recomm
can tell, feels free to express them, even when it is a minority view, even when steve goss is frowning or rick squirming in his chair, in their displeasure. it is an extremely open and funded process, and to be part of the back and forth of the emails, 2:00 a.m. when the final pieces are put together, is quite interesting. the technical panels are another bulwark here that we have, and they are convened periodically. there are two now in process, and they help to ensure the integrity and quality of these reports trickled as you all know, and some of you may be in the room, these are the most knowledgeable among the most knowledgeable analysts and practitioners on social security and medicare, and what they do is review the assumptions and methods used in past reports and make recommendations about how they might be improved in the future. while this point in our history, the trustees responsibility for ensuring the objective of the and quality of the trustees' report is not a huge issue that requires constant vigilance, there are other roles that we play, and i will talk ab
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